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People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

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Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes

Zig Ziglar

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.

Brian Tracy

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.

Abraham Maslow

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Anthony Robbins

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

Wayne Gretzky

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)